Do you know your retinol from your retinal? Retinoids are probably the most well studied actives used in cosmetics but not all are created equal. Learn about what retinoids are and the benefits they can offer your skin.
Protecting your skin from UV exposure is one of the most effective ways of preventing damage to your skin. If you currently spend your hard earned cash on skincare products for “anti-ageing”, sunscreen is without doubt the best anti-ageing product available and without it there seems little point in using other anti-ageing products.
Preservatives are VITAL in any water-containing cosmetic products - let's discuss why!
Water is NOT a filler, but an important solvent - an inactive ingredient necessary for a lot of the water-loving ingredients needed for healthy, hydrated skin.
Should active ingredients always be high on an INCI list? The short answer is no, but let me explain why!
Should you use INCI lists, or ingredient analyser apps to choose skincare? This post explains why they oversimplify a very complex topic!
We shouldn't push our skin with higher strengths of actives. "Less is more" is obvious when it comes to actives like retinoids & acids (or maybe not?!), but the same is also true of ingredients like niacinamide. Let's discuss why!